Carl Elefante – Lecture and Heritage Symposium

October 28, 2010 at 9:35 am Leave a comment

Carl Elefante coined the phrase: “The greenest building is the one that is already built.”   He is Director of Sustainable Design at Qunin Evans Architects, Washington, D.C.

At an upcoming lecture at SFU, he’ll be addressing the question: “What is the cultural, economic, environmental sustainability of older buildings”

FREE public lecture: Renewal + Transformation – Heritage conservation practice integrated with the quest for a sustainable way of life.
7 pm – Thursday, Nov. 4, 2010 – SFU Harbour Centre
 More here.  Register here.
November 5, 9 am- 5 pm – Morris Wosk Centre for Dialogue

Opening address by Carl Elefante:  Valuing our Built Heritage – addressing environmental, economic, and social sustainability.
  • LEED® Existing Buildings + Green Up, Dan Roberts, CaGBC
  • Three new Vancouver case studies demonstrating best practices in sustainable rehabilitation of older buildings with poster exhibit
  • Greenest City 2020, Andrea Reimer, COV Councillor
  • Presentation of NOW house, Lorraine Gauthier

    Register Online at:

    Heritage and Sustainability Nexus is organized by the Vancouver Heritage Foundation.


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